Charity

Charity runners at the Virgin Money London Marathon

Charity Ballot

Please note: The deadline to enter the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon Charity Ballot has now passed. The deadline to apply was 17:00 on Wednesday 27 May 2020. Late entries will not be accepted.

A ballot will now be drawn, with a lucky 500 charities selected at random and emailed confirmation of the result.

These selected charities will be awarded one entry each, giving them the unique opportunity to choose a fundraiser to take part in the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon, the largest one-day fundraising event in the world.

About the Charity Ballot

The charity ballot is a unique opportunity for UK-registered charities to try to secure a much-coveted entry into the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon.

Charities are not able to enter the Virgin Money London Marathon Charity Ballot if:

  1. they currently hold a Virgin Money London Marathon Golden Bond
  2. they hold a Silver Bond place for the 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon
  3. they gained a place through the charity ballot for the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon

For further details on eligibility and pricing please read our Charity Ballot FAQs.